Directed by Charlie Chaplin. US. 1940. NR. 2 hours 5 minutes. Janus Films. Digital.
Charlie Chaplin wrote, directed, produced, scored and starred in this revolutionary comedy/drama that follows the parallel stories of an amnesiac WWI hero/barber (Chaplin) and a rising fascist dictator Adenoid Hynkel (also Chaplin). After joining the rebellion, the barber who bears a remarkable resemblance to the dictator soon finds himself in a position that could change the current state of affairs.
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Directed by Stanley Kubrick. US. 1968. G. 2 hours 29 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital Restoration.
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, filmmaker Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk, Memento) and a team of technical specialists have restored Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece to its groundbreaking glory! After a mysterious monolith is discovered on the moon, the crew of the spaceship Discovery aided by the super-intelligent computer HAL 9000 embarks on a mission to Jupiter in hopes of unlocking the secrets of the object’s origin.
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Directed by Martin Scorsese. US. 1976. R. 1 hour 54 minutes. Sony. 35mm.
In an effort to combat his growing insomnia, traumatized Vietnam War vet Travis Bickle (Robert DeNiro) takes a cab driver job. As he prowls the mean streets of NYC, Travis’ diminishing mental state mixes with his desire to be the crime-riddled city’s savior inciting him to serve a deadly justice to those he finds guilty. Although an amazing supporting cast led by Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle . . .